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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY

Insurance and Plastic Surgery

Posted June 20, 2012

When it comes to plastic surgery and insurance coverage, it is important to note that for most procedures, you will need to come to terms with out-of-pocket expenses. Some plastic surgery procedures are covered, but nearly all cosmetic procedures are not. If your insurance provider considers your plastic surgery to be reconstructive, then they will […]

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Plastic vs. Cosmetic Surgery

Posted May 02, 2012

Every year more and more people are turning to plastic surgery to improve their appearance and fulfill their aesthetic desires. Proof of this growing popularity is evident in recent statistics by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS); nearly 1.6 million cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in 2011, which was a two percent increase from […]

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